What was Albert Einstein right or not right about?

- Advertisement -

Is it just his theory on relativity, or something else? He can be associated with many different theories, some more famous than others. So what was Einstein’s legacy, exactly?

- Advertisement -
Notify of
Most Voted
Newest Oldest
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Einstein was once asked, what will the 3rd world war be fought with?
He said I don’t know, but I do know the 4th world war will be fought with stones.

Who K

Well, he’s famous for a lot of things, including the theories of special and general relativity, though he won the Nobel prize on a paper about the photoelectric effect. As for him being right or not, his theories are remarkably accurate in explaining the universe, at least at the macroscopic level.


He was right about the constancy of the speed of light to all observers.
He was right about mass being able to curve spacetime, accounting for gravity.
He was right in predicting the reason for the discrepancy in the orbital period of the
planet Mercury.
He was right in predicting the phenomenon of gravitational lensing.
He was right about the mechanism for the photoelectric effect.
He was right about his explanation for brownian motion.
He was right about his equivalence principle.
He was wrong about the non-locality of quantum events, calling it
‘spooky action at a distance’.
He was wrong when he added his cosmological constant to his equations
of general relativity, in order to account for why space was not expanding. He
later recognized that space was expanding, and called the cosmological constant
his greatest blunder.
He was probably right to try pursuing his quest for grand unification, even though he
was unsuccessful and ridiculed later in life for his stubborness. More and more
physicists today are picking up where he left off, now that they have some promising
new theoretical tools to work with. Only time will tell for sure.


Is Tai chi and Qigong?

Is Tai chi and Qigong the same practice or is there a difference. also a list of places that teach qigong around broken arrow oklahoma...

Does anyone believe the world is going to end in 2012?

Ive heard lots about mankind going to be wiped out by a natural disaster in 2012. Its been predicted by the people that predicted...

If the second coming of Christ is an inside job, what then does that imply about the Antichrist?

If our connection to Christ (cosmic) Consciousness is within man does this imply the same for the Antichrist? A Prophet of God is called inward...

Can someone answer Tarot reading question?

I was at my sisters and teenagers were playing On PC. They were asking questions to a Tarot site. They asked who was setting to right,left,...

what happen to earth if sun stop functioning?

well,i've learned in my physics class in sun, hydrogen gas fuse with hydrogen n form helium..the process continue until all gas fuse..i just wonder...

Have you ever WATCHED a movie that was MIND BLOWING..?

Inception it is! Inception brought an even bigger imagination as we will ever see the picture of human subconscious through Nolan’s eye. The story is...
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x